A view of Davos, Switzerland. Photo by: Juliana Rotich / CC BY

Below are some of the most noteworthy events for the week starting Jan. 16:

FEATURED EVENTS

Cover Letters 101: What to (and not to) include
Jan. 18, 12 p.m. EST

During this Devex Career Webinar, we will take a deep dive into how to write an effective cover letter and share tips to make the process a less daunting part of your search. Cover Letters 101 will help you decide what to include in your cover letter; how to find a balance between CV highlights and personal content; how to structure your message; effectively tailor keywords; and present top cover letter do’s and don’ts.

Participants will also get a special discount on Devex CV Writing after the event.

World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos

Devex will be on the ground at Davos for the WEF Annual Meetings on Jan. 23-26. Follow Devex reporters Catherine Cheney and Adva Saldinger, and you can stay informed of all things Davos by signing up for our daily newsletter briefings.

EVENTS IN THE NEXT 7 DAYS

International Forum on Migration Statistics
Jan. 15-16
Paris, France

Measuring the hard to measure in development
Jan. 16
London, United Kingdom; Online

Prospects for Economic Growth and Global Development in 2018
Jan. 16
Washington, D.C., United States

Policy Workshop on Food Security and Disaster Risk Reduction in Asia
Jan. 16-18
Bangkok, Thailand

Voices of Experience: A Conversation with Former Directors of USAID’s Office of Population and Reproductive Health
Jan. 17
Washington, D.C., United States

142nd WHO Executive Board Session Briefing
Jan. 17
Online

Global Classroom: What Does it Take to Eradicate Disease?
Jan. 17
Online

Johnson & Johnson GenH Challenge Pitch Day
Jan. 17
San Francisco, California, United States

Webinar: Improving Adoption of Climate Smart Agriculture Innovations in Africa
Jan. 17
Online

Foresight Africa: Top priorities for Africa in 2018
Jan. 17
Washington, D.C., United States

Did High-Speed Rail Promote Local Economic Activities? Application of Night-Time Satellite Data
Jan. 18
Tokyo, Japan

Webinar : Holding Governments to Account for SDG Implementation
Jan. 18
Online

Greater Mekong Subregion Financial Sector and Trade Finance Conference
Jan. 18-19
Bangkok, Thailand

Training Gender Mainstreaming in policy, programmes and projects
Jan. 18-20
Kevelaer, Germany        

Mini-Workshop on Capacity Building Toward Social Innovation
Jan. 19
Tokyo, Japan

Triangle Global Health Career Day
Jan. 19
Durham, NC, United States

Workshop on Sustainable Rural Bioenergy Solutions in Africa
Jan. 19
Nairobi, Kenya

Shelter & Settlements
Jan. 19
Arlington, VA, United States

Addressing the Anxieties of Our Time: The Work of the International Panel on Social Progress
Jan. 22
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Global Off-Grid Solar Forum and Expo
Jan. 22-24
Hong Kong

28th AU Summit
Jan. 22-31
Addis-Ababa, Ethiopia

Webinar: Learning from Nutrition-Sensitive Agriculture Activities in Zambia
Jan. 23
Online

Sustainable Water Partnerships Webinar: How to Improve Water Security
Jan. 23
Online

Follow Devex reporters Catherine Cheney and Adva Saldinger for our on-the-ground coverage of the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting, and stay informed of all things Davos by signing up for our daily newsletter briefings.

World Economic Forum Annual Meeting
Jan. 23-26
Davos-Klosters, Switzerland

Seminar “Global Economic Prospects: Broad-Based Upturn, but for How Long?”
Jan. 25
Tokyo, Japan

Cash Transfer Programming - The Fundamentals (training course)
Jan. 25
New York, United States

Economics of Resilience: An Ounce of Prevention, a Pound of Cure ​
Jan. 25
Online

Expert Group Meeting on Interlinkages
Jan. 25-26
New York, United States

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